in Criminal Law
Asked July 18, 2017

Cheated for fake job promise

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What is the procedure for taking action against fake job promise and by looting two lakh rupees.? It's been 14 months since we have transferred that amount for getting a job in an MNC. He is blackmailing do what ever you want ?! . As we have all the amount reciepts i.e, transferred to his account last year, whatsapp chat text, phone call recording clips , so how to procced for getting our Hard Earned Money immediately . And one thing , one of my uncle was working in Police Department ( TaskForce) in Hyderabad , so is he helpful for us ? If yes please solve my issue.

Answer 1

You can file an FIR under section 154 CrPc 1973 against the person after taking evidence to prove your case.You can get him booked for cheating you under section 415 and 420 of IPC.

Relevant section are provided below:


420. Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property.—Whoever cheats and thereby dishonestly induces the person de­ceived to deliver any property to any person, or to make, alter or destroy the whole or any part of a valuable security, or anything which is signed or sealed, and which is capable of being converted into a valuable security, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


415. Cheating.—Whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly induces the person so deceived to deliver any proper­ty to any person, or to consent that any person shall retain any property, or intentionally induces the person so deceived to do or omit to do anything which he would not do or omit if he were not so deceived, and which act or omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm to that person in body, mind, reputation or property, is said to “cheat”. Explanation.—A dishonest concealment of facts is a deception within the meaning of this section.

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